It’s with great pleasure that the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand and our Principal sponsor Human Synergistics can announce the 2018 NZ HR Awards winners:


  • Emerging HR Practitioner of the Year

    Sarah Geraghty AHRINZ


  • HR Generalist of the Year in association with Strategic Pay

    Kate Daly AHRINZ


  • HR Specialist of the Year

    Leslie Taylor


  • Award for Health Safety and Wellbeing in association with Southern Cross Health Society

    Spotless Integrated Facilities Services


  • Award for Learning and Development Capability in the Public Sector in association with The Skills Organisation

    Springboard Trust


  • Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

    Downer New Zealand Ltd


  • Award for Talent Development and Management in association with Lee Hecht Harrison



  • HR Business Contribution Award for Small Enterprises/Not-for-Profit

    Lifewise, APT, MMN


  • Award for HR Technology in association with ELMO Talent Mangement Software

    Comvita Ltd


  • Award for Organisational Change and Development in association with Human Synergistics



  • Award for Oustanding Workplace



  • Christian Dahmen Memorial Award for HR Innovation in association with On-Brand Partners

    GHD Limited


  • Award for Recruitment Excellence in association with CEB Talent Assessment

    Department of Corrections


  • Award for Diversity and Inclusion

    Vodafone New Zealand


  • Award for Workforce Engagement Programme of the Year



  • HR Person of the Year 2018

    Kate Daly AHRINZ